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Ivy Tech names Eitel director of Greencastle Entrepreneurial Center (08/06/12)
Ivy Tech Community College--Wabash Valley has announced the selection of Ken Eitel Jr. as director of the new Ivy Tech Business & Entrepreneurial Services Center of West Central Indiana located at Ivy Tech-Greencastle. Eitel, the former owner of Eitel's Flowers & Gifts in Greencastle, will assumes his duties effective today. A July 20 ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opened the center...
Night Moves (08/06/12)
The Night Stockers are back without a vengeance, creating playful yarn "Night Stocking" efforts like the caterpillar bicycle rack outside the Putnam County Public Library, along with a couple of recent additions to the atmosphere at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Nationally, the effort --- which peaks with International Yarnbombing Day each June 11 -- is believed to have originated in Texas with knitters seeking a creative way to use leftover yarn or knitting projects.
Another extension for city's order on reduced water use (08/06/12)
A second seven-day extension to the City of Greencastle's Water Conservation Order has been put in force. While locally the water supply continues to be more than adequate, according to city officials, the state has taken extra precautions in the face of a possible water shortage by ordering all municipalities to urge local water conservation...
Tour of historic Zaring home to aid HPS restoration effort (08/06/12)
With the Olympics in full swing, athletes are reminding onlookers of the importance of perseverance. Samuel Johnson observed: "Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance." Strength is not without merit; yet ask any athlete and they are sure to acknowledge the perseverance needed to build the strength to become tops in their fields and the perseverance required to succeed in their contested events...
Clody's One Eye returns to Old Hickory Sept. 15 (08/06/12)
One-eyed hackers, get ready. Dust off your clubs and eye patches for the annual Clody's One Eye Golf Scramble on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Old Hickory Golf Course. The annual benefit for the Riley Children's Hospital ophthalmology department will kick off with an 11 a.m. shotgun start...
Two Oklahoma men injured in I-70 accident Saturday night (08/06/12)
BRAZIL -- Two Oklahoma men were injured Saturday evening when their car struck a tractor-trailer entering the construction zone at the 25-mile marker of Interstate 70 in Clay County. Indiana State Police and Clay County emergency agencies responded to the two-vehicle crash at 7:20 p.m. The crash resulted in the driver and passenger of an SUV being airlifted to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis...
City reminds residents of proper neighborhood parking, storage (08/06/12)
During the summer months, the City of Greencastle receives many complaints about how vehicles are stored or parked, including recreational and commercial vehicles, City Planner Shannon Norman said. Citizens of Greencastle should be aware, she said, of the following rules in regard to the parking and storage of recreational and commercial vehicles in residential neighborhoods:...
Weekly events at the Putnam County Senior Center (08/06/12)
Under the management of new director Sharon Pitcock, the Putnam County Senior Center would like to alert the public of the following ongoing programs. From 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, the Senior Center hosts budget shopping for clothing, furniture, toys, books and other items. People of all ages are welcome to shop at the Senior Center...
Music Festival continues at Gobin this Wednesday night (08/06/12)
The Greencastle Summer Music Festival continues its celebration of musical and personal relationships Wednesday night in a concert featuring two works, Rebecca Clarke's 1919 "Sonata for Viola and Piano" and "Quintet for Clarinet and Strings" by Johannes Brahms...
Free child car seat check-up (08/06/12)
BRAZIL -- Chances for Indiana Youth is partnering with York Chevy Buick in Brazil to help parents and caregivers to make sure their child safety seats are properly installed in their vehicles. Certified technicians will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 at York...
It's Time to Bowl (08/06/12)
A 'n J Bowl is officially open for business. Owners Garry and Valerie Waters have recently opened the restaurant housed inside the bowling alley, which will feature lunch and dinner specials Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-midnight. The alley itself will be open Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 a.m.
New antique shop to open on square (08/06/12)
The time has come for Bill and Lynn Martindale-Sullivan to finally open their own antique shop, Vintage on Franklin, on the Greencastle Courthouse Square in their location at 5 W. Franklin St. The couple, who recently moved here to renovate Lynn's childhood home, have been antique dealers for nearly 30 years...
The social impact of the drought (08/06/12)
The 4-H youth, parents and adult volunteers deserve considerable credit for providing excellent animal welfare during last week's Putnam County Fair, when two days the mercury topped 100 degrees. All in all, the livestock had less stress at the fair than if at home, as most were checked every 15 minutes or so while being pampered with fans, drip hoses cooling the roof, etc. Kudos to all for showing excellent animal care skills!...
Putnam County Board of Realtors annual award winners (08/06/12)
The Putnam County Realtor of the Year award went to James Knobel of At Home Realty. Presenting the award was Jennifer Edwards, past president and chairman of the awards committee. Knobel is the current president of the Putnam County Board of Realtors as well as the chairperson for the annual bingo event. Farm credit services received the Affiliate of the Year award but was not present for the ceremony.
A Purple and Gray Day (08/06/12)
Sydney Secrest (16) and Rosio Gomez battle for possession in a pre-season Purple and Gray scrimmage of the GHS girls soccer team on Saturday. The Gray team prevailed 1-0 on a strike from junior Melody White in the 61st minute. The Lady Tiger Cubs travel to Edgewood to open their season with scrimmages versus Sullivan and Edgewood on Saturday and will host their first home match versus Tri-West on Tuesday Aug. 14...
Bumgardner continues hot streak at Lincoln Park Speedway (08/06/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Josh Burton has been one of the quickest rising stars of Indiana sprint car racing this season. On Saturday night, he parlayed a turn three slide job and excellent throttle control into his second feature victory of the season at Lincoln Park Speedway...
Anna May Wall (08/06/12)
Anna May Wall, 89, of Pompano Beach, Fla., passed away on April 29, 2012. She was born in Greencastle. A memorial service for Anna May will take place from 3-5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at American Legion Post 58, Greencastle. The family invites anyone to attend this remembrance of Anna May's life...
Sharon Kay Hutcheson (08/06/12)
Sharon Kay Hutcheson, 75, of Greencastle passed away peacefully at her home, Autumn Glen, on Thursday Aug. 2, 2012. She was born on May 28, 1937 in Putnam County to Clyde and Ruth Emery Miller. Sharon married Frank Hutcheson on Nov. 26, 1966 in a small log chapel that sat behind Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church...
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